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2008 GT ride height

I am looking for som information, what is the factory ride height of a 2008 Mustang GT. I bought the car six month ago and have found little upgrades here and there, like gears. I was thinking of lowering the car but when I look at it it dosen't look like there is room to drop it an inch. thanks for any help in advance.:smilie

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I don't know how to answer "what is the factory ride height" -- other than "pretty high"

But, there should be plenty of room to drop it an inch. If it looks like there is not room (I assume you mean between the tires and the fenders) then it probably has been lowered already


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sorry ex 4x4 guy. There is2 inches of clearance between front tire and top of the fender and 4 inches in the rear. From the center of the door from the ground to the bottom of body is 6 inches. Hope this provides more insite.
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I almost forgot the tires are 235/55 17.
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Just measured mine- top of rear tire to fender, 2.5 in. with a 285/40-18 tire. Top of front tire to fender, 1.5 in. with a 255/45-18 tire. Springs are standard GT. Rocker moulding to ground between wheels is less than 6 in. all the way.

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Thank you so much for the info.Everyone on this site has been really great, glad to be part of such a great comunity with great cars.
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rubicon04,

It sounds like your car is stock in terms of ride height. I have some FRPP P Springs on the way to lower mine 1" all around. I want to lower it just enough to make it look right, but didn't want to go too low.

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I have the Roush setup (1.5" rear drop 1" front drop) and seems perfect for my liking. Not too low to cause clearance issues, but low enough to give a more aggressive stance.

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sorry ex 4x4 guy. There is2 inches of clearance between front tire and top of the fender and 4 inches in the rear. From the center of the door from the ground to the bottom of body is 6 inches. Hope this provides more insite.
Mine sits at 4.5 inches above the ground where yours is at 6. I have the Eibach ProKit and 255/45 tires all round. Yours is probably stock height. No clearance issues where I am.
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Thank you all for the info. It is of great help and I can definitely see the car just a little lower.
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